Certificate IV in Business (Operations)

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Are you interested in earning the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Operations) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? You may be eligible to receive this qualification based on the work you’ve already done. And, you could do it without having to complete any additional study.

Our Skills Recognition Advisors can conduct a free preliminary assessment to confirm your eligibility.

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Certificate IV in Business (Operations)

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Certificate IV in Business (Operations) is a specialist qualification predominately for supervisors who oversee the performances of departments within an organisation.

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About the Qualification

What is the Certificate IV in Business (Operations)?

The Certificate IV in Business (Operations) is a specialty version of the Certificate IV in Business available to complete by Recognition of Prior Learning.

Certificate IV in Business (Operations) starts with the skills, knowledge and responsibilities that make a business operate smoothly. Operational frameworks exist across every sector, regardless of whether it is a private company, a government department or a community organisation.

Your business operations experience can help you achieve the Certificate IV in Business (Operations) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).


Qualification Information

A total of 12 units of competency must be completed in Certificate IV in Business (Operations). The units of competency required are:

  • 6 core units; plus
  • 6 elective units.

The 6 core units are mandatory for every student completing the qualification.

When you look at the core units you can see that these key competencies are valued in workplaces across the country:

  • Critical thinking – the deeper thinking that considers questions, takes in information and analyses work practices. This is the type of thinking that goes further than just doing something because it has always been done that way.
  • Using digital technologies – collaborating through technology has become vital today
  • Building and maintaining business relationships
  • Keeping workplaces healthy and safe
  • Use effective communication skills and knowledge to produce complex documents and build communication in the workplace

For specialisation in Business Operations, Certificate IV in Business (Operations), 4 elective units are required to complete this specialisation.

The electives for Certificate IV in Business (Operations) looks at the different operational streams of a business – from planning and oversight, to how products/services are marketed or sold, providing customer service, to managing risks and contracts.

We work with your experience and career direction to identify the best elective units for your situation.

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